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Scott, Harvey C., editor

The Metropolitan Oakland Area

Metropolitan Oakland Area Committee, Oakland. [1938], [32p.] 9.5x13 inches, profusely illustrated with b&w photos of Oakland and environs and denizens circa 1938-39. Promotional piece with special attention paid to the upcoming pageant of the Pacific and Treasure Island, very good in original stapled color-pictorial wraps. From the text and captions: "A paradise of beautiful homes. Bridges! Jewel at sunset. Metropolitan retreat. Western Athens. Year 'round play makes champions" and so on. Cover in colors features a nondescript model of some envisioned highrise, while back cover photo shows the "new $3,000,000 Alameda County Courthouse," of which it is said, "The cool white beauty of the structure has been likened to that of the world-famed Taj Mahal"

Cat.No: 131125

Price: $25.00

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